|Recall data for: 2012 FORD TRANSIT CONNECT|
|NHTSA Campaign Number: 12V374000|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 12S36|
|Model: TRANSIT CONNECT|
|Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY|
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|Recall Type: V|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected: 16330|
|Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 20120815|
|Recall Initiator: MFR|
|Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company|
|Date Report Received By ODI: 20120802|
|Date Added To File: 20120802|
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|Defect Summary: |
Ford Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Transit Connect vehicles. The wiper arms may not be adequately riveted resulting in incomplete or inconsistent clearing of the windshield and possible detachment of the wiper arm.
|Consequence Summary: |
If the wiper arm detaches, the windshield wiper will fail and the driver's visibility may be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.
|Corrective Action: |
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver and passenger side wiper arm and blade assemblies, free of charge. The safety recall began on August 15, 2012. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332.